Shona (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Mugabe (2020)

130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Mugabe rises from being a prisoner to power as a guerrilla fighter but gradually becomes the world's top tyrant. After four decades in power his allies do the unexpected.

Director: Robert O. Peters | Stars: Jackie Appiah, Dhlodhlo Charity, Mzembi Charles, Adam Chasema

The Night of the Askari (1976)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A colonial police officer in Rhodesia hunts down the albino terrorist who raped and murdered his fiancée.

Director: Jürgen Goslar | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Faulkner, Horst Frank, Sybil Danning

Votes: 225

President (2021)

130 min | Documentary

Zimbabwe is at a crossroads. The leader of the opposition MDC party, Nelson Chamisa, challenges the old guard ZANU-PF led by Emmerson Mnangagwa, known as "The Crocodile." The election tests both the ruling party and the opposition.

Director: Camilla Nielsson

Votes: 15

Akashinga: The Brave Ones (2020)

13 min | Documentary, Short

The vigilant group which trains to face down poachers in order to save wildlife at a moment's notice.

Director: Maria Wilhelm

Votes: 30

House of Children (2020)

60 min | Documentary

Conversations at a Zimbabwean children's home.

Director: Daniel Drema

Votes: 17

Kongo (1997)

50 min | Drama, History

Guy Moeyaert is a well-meaning colonial official in a jungle district of the Belgian Congo in the last years of white colonial rule, after the Second World War, a paternalistic system where... See full summary »

Stars: Lucas Van den Eynde, Karen van Parijs, Guy Van Sande, Dennis Rudge

Votes: 84

Mugabe and the White African (2009)
77 metascore

Mugabe and the White African (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

An intimate and moving account of one family's extraordinary courage in the face of overwhelming injustice and brutality.

Directors: Lucy Bailey, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 890 | Gross: $0.00M

Democrats (2014)
88 metascore

Democrats (2014)

100 min | Documentary

In politically unstable Zimbabwe, a new constitution is being put together by the ruling party of strongman Robert Mugabe and the divided opposition. Various political, local and personal interests are bogging the process down.

Director: Camilla Nielsson | Stars: Paul Mangwana, Robert Mugabe, Douglas Mwonzora, Morgan Tsvangirai

Votes: 341

Black President (2015)

86 min | Documentary

Exiled Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai's demons come to life as he tries to flee South Africa following various fractious experiences in the Johannesburg art scene.

Director: Mpumelelo Mcata | Stars: Kudzanai Chiurai, Melissa Goba, Zaki Ibrahim, Lindiwe Matshikiza

Votes: 6

Somewhere Between Now and Then (2014)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary

A documentary about the Zimbabwe War of Liberation (Rhodesian Bush War/ Second Chimurenga 1964-1980). We explore the average man's journey through this conflict and try to explain how men ... See full summary »

Zimbabwe (2008)

84 min | Drama

Zimbabwe is an orphan. Her parents and sister have died of AIDS. The members of her community are not able to look after her and she is forced to travel to a family member in Beitbridge, a town on the border with South Africa, for support.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Kudzai Chimbaira, Farai Veremu, Natasha Gandi, Mildred Chipuriro

Votes: 28

We are Zama Zama (2020)


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Far from Yesterday (2015)

71 min | Drama

A thug impregnates a young girl and abandons her at his homestead, in hopes of burying the implications of his actions. But what do you do if a resurrected past knocks on your door?

Director: Charles Mugaviri Jr. | Stars: Ammara Brown, Denise Edwards, Hannah Madzikanda

Tanyaradzwa (2005)

70 min

Tanyaradzwa (Kudakwashe Maradzika) is an intelligent, outgoing girl from a rich, loving family. Life seems perfect until one night, during dinner, her nine-month secret is revealed with the... See full summary »

Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Rukudzo Chadzamira, Tongayi Chirisa, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Emmanuel Mbrirmi

Votes: 6

Forbidden Fruit (2001)

30 min | Short, Documentary

Two women from a village in Zimbabwe are in love with each other although one is married.

Director: Sue Maluwa-Bruce

Votes: 9

For His Riches (2021)

Short, Drama

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Director: Stephanie Gardner | Stars: Mzembi Charles, Kudzai Musungo, Kudzai Carmene Musungo

Something Nice from London (2015)

60 min | Drama

Tensions rise in Harare as the Chikwiro family await the arrival of their dead son Peter from London.

Director: Nick Marcq | Stars: Memory Bususo, Munya Chidzonga, Lovewell Chisanga, Rumbidzai Karize

The Tree (IV) (2019)


A night like no other in a dangerous neighborhood in Cape Town. A mother leaves her child by himself at night as she searches for a way to earn money to buy his medicine. The child, now ... See full summary »

Director: Louw Venter

The Tunnel (I) (2010)

25 min | Short, Drama

1980s, Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. The Tunnel follows young Elizabeth, nicknamed "Rabbit" because of her love of making up tall stories. When she arrives at a guerrilla camp desperate for help,... See full summary »

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Mveleli Jela, Tyrone Keogh, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Patricia Matongo

Votes: 26

Blind Ambition (II)

Documentary | Post-production

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Directors: Robert Coe, Warwick Ross

The Members (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

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Directors: Brett Newton, Howard Ritter, Dustin Young | Stars: Felton Perry, June Carryl, Mirron E. Willis, Brooke Conley

iThemba (2010)

72 min | Documentary

Their country is bankrupt. Their bodies are broken. Neighbors consider them cursed. But in music, eight disabled Zimbabweans dared to hope.

Director: Elinor Burkett

Votes: 13

The Struggle for Freedom

Action, Drama, History | Pre-production

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Directors: Rany Naser, King Nhondo

Xiii - Tai - Legend (2019)

Short, Drama

In the heart of Los Angeles, a delusional rapper tries to make his mark, in the EDM hall of fame. But his father stands in his way, in a bid to save his son from repeating a terrible mistake.

Director: Jonathan Samukange | Stars: Jessica Vollhardt, Jerreal Khari, Madison Alamia, Gigi James

No News from Harare

29 min | Documentary, Short, Drama | Post-production

A cutting edge account of Mugabe's Zimbabwe: political persecution in the guise of democracy, by Wendy Dent - guest-speaker on Zimbabwe at Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, UC Berkeley and USC. ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy Dent

My Lady-Ruva Rangu

Drama | Post-production

When a young student who resorted to prostitution to complete her education meets a heartbroken struggling businessman, the two begin an uncharted relationship that is full of misconceptions.

Director: Nick Zemura | Stars: Gamu Duve, Vusa Dzimwasha, Jackie Kavhay, Fortunate Perezu

A fly in the ointment (2016)

34 min | Short, Drama

Tapiwa is generally minding his own business when he comes across Sylvia. He falls for her, with tragic consequences for everyone he holds dear.

Director: Tafadzwa Mucheri | Stars: Tonderai Mandaza, Cindy Munyavi, Nothando Nobengula

Accidental Small House (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

Chipo discovers an affair her husband is having with a young mistress and meets her behind his back. They develop a friendship and embark on a plan to punish him.

Director: Denise Edwards | Stars: Lindiwe Dhlakama, Shaun Mundawarara, Sam Ndlovu

The Letter (IV) (2019)

86 min | Drama

It's 2015, following the controversial July 17 legislation by the Zimbabwean government to abruptly cut off thousands of jobs, Simon has been the delivering the dreaded dismissal letters to... See full summary »

Directors: Daves Guzha, Joe Njagu | Stars: Emmanuel Mbrirmi, Henry B.J. Phiri, Sarah Mpofu-Sibanda, Admire Kuzhangaira

Kushata KweMoyo (2018)


A character driven drama about a vengeful housewife whose world is turned upside down when her once abusive step sister pays her an unexpected visit.

Director: Shem Zemura | Stars: Alaika Bhasikolo, Gamuchirai Duve, Kudzai Musungo, Kudzai Carmene Musungo

Tomorrow (1997)

27 min | Short

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Director: Manu Kurewa | Stars: Joseph Chikadza, Jane Esau, Marvin Jackson, Robert Maclaren

Pamvura (2005)

Short, Drama

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Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga | Stars: Kudzai Chimbaira, Daniel Maphosa

Night Stop (2002)

52 min | Documentary

In the middle of Mozambique truckers stop for the night at a small village where local girls are waiting for customers.

Director: Licínio Azevedo

Tanyaradzwa (2009)

186 min | Documentary

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Director: Alberte Pagán | Star: Tanyaradzwa

Roki's Road (2011)

26 min | Documentary, Short

A look into the world of Legendary Zimbabwe urban groover Roki.

Director: Allen Daura | Stars: Bkay & Kazz, Wallace Chirumiko, Allen Daura, Jusa Dementor

The Many Moods of Sniper (2011)

29 min | Documentary, Short

A glimpse into the career of Zimbabwean dance hall artiste Sniper Storm.

Director: Allen Daura | Stars: Wallace Chirumiko, Allen Daura, Discord, Pauline Gundidza

Shungu: The Resilience of a People (2009)


Shungu is a compelling narrative of the strategies ordinary people use to survive in Zimbabwe today. The filmmaker takes us on a personal journey offering a rare, intimate insight as the ... See full summary »

Director: Saki Mafundikwa

Simukai, Stand Up and Be Counted (1994)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Simon Atkins

Spell My Name (2006)

24 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Conchita Dzapasi, Fadzai Mavhunga, Aaron Chiundura Moyo

Votes: 8

Memory Book (2009)

20 min | Documentary, Short

In Zimbabwe, Plan International, carries out their "Memory book" project, that assists HIV-positive mothers to write books in order to transmit their thoughts, experiences and feelings to ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Iwen

Chauya Chauya - A Risky Life (2012)

69 min | Documentary

Documentary about how a group of women survive on the streets of Zimbabwe.

Director: A.a.V. Amasi

There We Were

Drama | Announced

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Director: Kyle St John Peters | Star: Kyle St John Peters

The Bag on My Back (2013)


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Director: Tapiwa Chipfupa

Killer October (2005)

15 min | Short, Fantasy

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Director: Garth Meyer


Action, Adventure, Thriller | Announced

A fiery-eyed tomboy flees ruthless traffickers only to find the leader's son a stowaway in her car. Relentlessly chased across South Africa, she must choose between the boy's life or her own.

Star: Lars Arentz-Hansen

Kugara Nhaka Kuona Dzevamwe (2020)

10 min | Drama

Made to commemorate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, Kugara Nhaka Huona Dzevamwe follows the interpersonal drama within this odd family's household.

Stars: Cathy Chapungu, Sharon Chideu, Tafadzwa Bob Mutumbi, Blessing Nyamukapa

Wadiwa Wepa Moyo (2020– )


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Stars: Tadiwa Bopoto, Everson K. Chieza, Prince Albert Chigiya, Monalisa Tenderere Dube